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Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary) in Indonesia

Is Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary) a Public Holiday?

Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueJun 2Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday
2016SunMay 22Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday
2017ThuMay 11Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday
2018TueMay 29Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday
2019SunMay 19Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday
2020ThuMay 7Waisak Day (Buddha's Anniversary)Public Holiday

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